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Tuesday 26 September 2023 Dublin: 15°C

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FactCheck: Did Donald Tusk say there was a special place in hell for Brexiteers?
All hell broke loose after his speech in Brussels today – here’s what he actually said.
'Completely unacceptable': Britain angered after EU document calls Gibraltar a 'colony'
Gibraltar, home to 33,000 people, was ceded to Britain by Spain in 1713, in perpetuity.
Foreign Secretary says UK may seek to delay Brexit in bid to secure deal
Getting MPs to support a withdrawal agreement has proved rather difficult.
Irish government publishes no-deal Brexit plans for transport, healthcare and consumer protection
The laws apply to a wide number of areas of Irish society.
Britain found charging women rescued from forced marriages to return home
Four British women who were liberated from a punishment institution in Somalia were each charged £740 (€820), The Times newspaper revealed.
Coveney says talking about a united Ireland as part of Brexit debate is 'hugely unhelpful'
The Tánaiste said the issue could “create an even more divisive debate and atmosphere in Northern Ireland, which is the last thing we need”.
Juncker tells UK 'get your act together' over Brexit
The European Commission President thinks most MPs “deeply distrust” both the EU and Theresa May.
'Complete madness': UK spends £100 million on no-deal Brexit ferry plans
Chartering ferries have been hired to mitigate the risk of “severe congestion” at the port of Dover in case there is no deal.
UK treating rise in migrant crossing the Channel as 'major incident'
The move follows the interception of two more vessels carrying 12 migrants off the southeast English coast.
Anger over £65 charge for EU citizens to apply to remain in UK after Brexit
Irish people living in the UK will not be expected to apply to the scheme.
Three British tourists killed, four seriously injured in Iceland crash
The vehicle crashed through a railing on a one-lane bridge.
Police admit there is a possibility that no drones hovered over Gatwick Airport
Police are scrambling for answers after releasing their only suspects in the Gatwick Airport drone mystery.
British businesses 'watching in horror' as risk of no-deal Brexit ramps up
It is now 100 days until the UK is due to leave the EU.
The Bollocks to Brexit bus drove through Dublin today
The bus was spotted driving through the city centre and stopped off at the Guinness brewery on its way up north to Belfast.
Varadkar says some of May's Brexit suggestions 'make sense', while others are 'difficult'
EU leaders offered Theresa May sympathy today, but no promises.
Who are the North Sentinelese? The story behind the remote island at the centre of an American's death
The remote Indian island has a fascinating history.
Explainer: What's going on with Gibraltar and why is Spain threatening to derail the Brexit deal?
Gibraltar is a British Overseas Territory, located near the southernmost tip of Spain.
Theresa May's Cabinet: Who's gone, who's backing her - and what's likely to happen now
There have been five resignations so far today – including two members of her Cabinet.
Calls for Taoiseach to brief party leaders on Brexit state-of-play as talks enter the 'endgame'
The British Prime Minister said negotiators are “working extremely hard, through the night, to make progress”.
Report of deal to keep UK in customs union post-Brexit is 'speculation', Flanagan says
Sources told the Sunday Times that Theresa May has secured concessions from Brussels.
Varadkar says Brexit is 'fraying the relationship' between Ireland and Britain
Varadkar was speaking to RTÉ Radio One’s Marian Finucan Show this morning.
UK's Sports Minister steps down in row over slot machines
“It is with great sadness I have resigned from one of the best jobs in Government,” Crouch tweeted.
May to tell parliament Brexit negotiations are '95%' settled ... but she can't accept Irish border proposals
British Prime Minister Theresa May is facing down an increasingly mutinous faction within her own party.
Number of British descendents of WWII refugees applying for German passports has soared
The number has grown 40-fold since 2016.
'The answer is yes': EU's Michel Barnier says Irish border issue could sink Brexit deal
EU leaders have warned Britain they would offer no more concessions to break the deadlock in negotiations.
Leaders play down hope of Brexit breakthrough as Arlene Foster meets Michel Barnier
British and Irish leaders have said negotiations will continue until at least November.
DUP and UUP leaders to meet Michel Barnier in Brussels in effort to prevent Irish Sea border
Technical discussions will resume in Brussels over Brexit this week.
Suspect in British Novichok poisoning is actually a Russian colonel and former spy
British investigative team Bellingcat claims to have discovered that ‘Ruslan Boshirov’ is in fact FRU colonel Anatoly Chepiga.
Crunch time: Britain and EU clash over who should make next Brexit move
EU Council President Donald Tusk opened a crucial summit in the Austrian city earlier today.
'I want to be part of the Ireland team because they’re more like a family than the British team'
Athlete Leon Reid on switching allegiances, growing up in foster homes and why he wasn’t at his best during the Europeans.
Coveney says Brexit withdrawal deal is '85% agreed'
Simon Coveney says the October deadline can be pushed out, but not by much.
EU is ready for unprecedented deal with post-Brexit Britain, says Barnier
Such a deal could include “an ambitious free trade agreement”.
UK Brexit negotiator says deal is '80% agreed'
Dominic Raab held talks with his EU counterpart Michel Barnier earlier this week.
The Rubberbandits' Blindboy to highlight Britain's housing crisis in new BBC series
The series has been described as a “satirical undercover programme”.
Mary Lou McDonald: The idea of Ireland rejoining the Commonwealth needs to be discussed
The Sinn Féin leader said the Irish government must start to put plans in place for a united Ireland.
Britain asks world's chemical warfare watchdog to extend Novichok probe
Dawn Sturgess died after she handled what she thought was a bottle of perfume, given to her by her partner Charlie Rowley.
New Brexit secretary: UK will refuse to pay €40bn Brexit bill without trade deal
Dominic Raab said that the Brexit bill, or the fee the UK must pay to leave the EU, is on condition of there being a trade deal.
'We need choices and decisions': Barnier calls for greater clarity on May's Brexit white paper
Michel Barnier said the priority should be on clinching a Brexit divorce deal over the next weeks.
With her Brexit secretary gone, are Theresa May's days numbered?
May has been Prime Minister for almost two years.
Dominic Raab appointed as new UK Brexit secretary
Raab was appointed to the role after former secretary David Davis resigned suddenly late last night.